Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 18:23
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 433
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 466
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 146
Reflection 114
Parallax 127
43% 129 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 127
Splatting 82.7
42% 96.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
54GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 410
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 37.3
163% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 27.1
62% 120 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
135GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 119
Mixed 139
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.18
87% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST9250315AS 250GB-$53
9GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 45.8
Write 46.4
Mixed 37.5
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.28
61% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 42%
WD Elements 1TB
737GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 77
121% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
74% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.4
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $988
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